Rogers High this week: Feb. 6

The Lady Mounties started the second round of 7A-West Conference play with a win at Springdale Har-Ber to remain tied for third place.

Rogers (13-8, 5-3 7A-West) will try to keep pace with the Lady Red Bulldogs when its plays host to crosstown rival Rogers Heritage, which has lost eight straight and is sitting in last place. The Mounties (7-14, 0-8) will be trying to snap a nine-game skid when they take on the War Eagles. Rogers travels to Fayetteville on Friday.

The Rogers wrestling team, which finished fourth in the Class 6A-7A Dual State Tournament last weekend, will be in action … Continue Reading ››

Rogers Heritage this week: Feb. 6

The War Eagles basketball team started the second half of 7A-West Conference play on the right note with a 49-35 win over Springdale High on Friday at War Eagle Arena.

Heritage (12-9, 4-4 7A-West) are currently alone in fourth place and will get set to travel to crosstown rival Rogers High on Tuesday.

The Lady War Eagles (6-15, 0-8 7A-West) will try to snap an eight-game skid when they face the Lady Mounties. Heritage plays host to Van Buren on Friday.

The Heritage wrestlers finished fifth at Class 6A-7A Dual State Tournament over the weekend and will participate in the Big West … Continue Reading ››

State Scores for Feb. 3

BOYS 7A-CENTRAL

Cabot 65, LR Catholic 40

Conway 67, FS Southside 55

FS Northside 69, Bryant 67 (OT)

North Little Rock 85, LR Central 80 (OT)

7A-WEST

Bentonville 80, Fayetteville 70

Rogers Heritage 49, Springdale 35

Springdale Har-Ber 66, Rogers 46

Van Buren 36, Bentonville West 25

5A/6A-1

Farmington 63, Greenwood 56

Russellville at Harrison

Siloam Springs 70, Clarksville 63

5A/6A-2

Beebe at Vilonia

Greenbrier 74, Batesville 69

Morrilton 53, Searcy 39

5A/6A-3

Blytheville 58, Wynne 47

Forrest City 70, Valley View 67

Jonesboro 66, Marion 62

Nettleton 50, Paragould 32

West Memphis 62, Greene Co. Tech 49

5A/6A-4

LR Christian 47, LR Parkview 46

LR Fair 52, Sylvan Hills 39

LR Hall 68, Pulaski Academy 39

Maumelle 65, Jacksonville 63

5A/6A-5

LR Mills 88, LR McClellan 61

Pine Bluff 50, … Continue Reading ››

Prep Wrestling Notebook No. 6

Dual State teams set   Bentonville coach James Rappe acknowledged his team will come into Saturday's Arkansas High School Wrestling Coaches/Officials Association Dual State Tournament with a target on its back.

The Tigers (35-6) are the No. 1 seed form the West and undefeated against Arkansas opponents. They will take on Little Rock Catholic, the No. 4 seed from the Central in the opening round. Other first-round matchups include Searcy (No. 1-Centra) vs. Rogers Heritage, Rogers High vs. Conway and defending champion Springdale Har-ber facing Bryant.

"We've been successful against the people we've wrestled in Arkansas so far," Rappe said. "So everybody's coming … Continue Reading ››

Arkansas Basketball Report 2.2.17

The dunk heard 'round The Worldwide Leader in Sports (aka ESPN) came from Jonesboro junior Desi Sills, a Class of 2018 Arkansas Razorbacks pledge.

The 6-foot-2 point guard dunked over a Forest City player during a Hurricane win last Tuesday. He also scored 31 points during the victory.

The original video, captured by a perfectly positioned Jason Hurst of KAIT-TV in Jonesboro, was picked up and retweeted by several outlets, including ESPN along with the tweet below, It also made SportsCenter's Top 10 plays:

The video has been retweeted and shared thousands of times, so Sills has … Continue Reading ››

Bentonville’s Hemphill named Athlete of the Week

Bentonville High is 6-1 in 7A-West play and it's largely due to the play of Jordan Hemphill.

The 6-foot-4 senior guard has scored 19 points or more in four consecutive games to earn ARPreps.com Athlete of the Week honors. He's also averaged more than five rebounds per game during that time. For the season, Hemphill is averaging 12.8 points per game.

Hemphill scored 10 of his game-high 24 points in the fourth quarter of a 52-44 win against Rogers Heritage last Tuesday. He also had five steals, five rebounds and two assists. He then put up 19 … Continue Reading ››

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